Name: Trochosuchus.
Phonetic: Tro-ko-su-kuss.
Named By: Robert Brrom‭ ‬-‭ ‬1908.
Classification: Chordata,‭ ‬Synapsida,‭ ‬Therapsida,‭ ‬Therocephalia,‭ ‬Trochosuchidae.
Species: T.‭ ‬major‭ (‬type‭)‬.
Diet: Carnivore.
Size: Unavailable.
Known locations: South Africa‭ ‬-‭ ‬Tapinocephalus Assemblage Zone.
Time period: Permian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Trochosuchus is a little known genus of therapsid that lived in South Africa during the Permian.‭ ‬Care should be taken not to confuse Trochosuchus with Trochosaurus,‭ ‬the type genus of the therapsid group which Trochosuchus belongs too.


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